round shot

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round shot (plural round shot)

  1. (military, artillery) A solid usually iron spherical projectile fired from a smoothbore cannon.
    Just then, with a roar and a whistle, a round-shot passed high above the roof of the log-house and plumped far beyond us in the wood. Treasure Island (1883), Robert Louis Stevenson

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